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Greenpeace busts myths on Renewable Energy with The Solar Rooftop Challenge

Press release | June 16, 2016 at 13:03

Manila – On the eve of the start of the comprehensive government energy policy review, and proving that the incoming rainy season is not an impediment to fully embrace solar energy, Greenpeace launched the Solar Rooftop Challenge, an aggressive...

Ecological Agriculture farmers come to aid of fellow farmers facing extreme weather...

Press release | June 12, 2016 at 16:14

Cotabato, Philippines – Farmers in Mindanao who were severely affected by the double El Niño last year and early this year, and who currently may be facing threats from La Niña, received a response package this past week, June 6-8, consisting of...

Greenpeace calls on Duterte to champion RE for jobs, sustainable national development

Press release | June 7, 2016 at 18:46

Mandaluyong City – Responding to REN21’s “Renewables 2016 Global Status Report”, which showed a record-breaking past year for the renewable energy sector in terms of new installations, policy targets, investments and jobs, Greenpeace urged the...

Greenpeace lauds Climate agency resolution, calls on Duterte administration to lead...

Press release | May 30, 2016 at 16:45

Quezon City, Philippines - Greenpeace welcomed the Climate Change Commission's (CCC) recently released Commission Resolution 2016-001, which calls for a "national policy review” of the country’s energy policy in order to reduce the country’s...

Philippines prepares to summon 47 companies to account for climate change

Press release | May 27, 2016 at 10:53

Quezon City, Philippines – Petitioners in the landmark human rights complaint against fossil fuel companies today submitted to the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) copies of their petition in compliance with CHR’s May 10 Order,...

Piglas Pilipinas: 10,000 march against coal plants in Batangas, nationwide

Press release | May 4, 2016 at 20:28

Batangas City, Philippines – Around 10,000 Filipinos marched here today, five days before the elections, to demand that the next administration cancel all proposed coal plants nationwide and hasten a transition to renewable energy.

Youths call for protection of future and food security in nationwide flash mob

Press release | April 27, 2016 at 14:55

Manila – Youth representatives in Bacolod, Baguio, Cebu, Davao and Manila today held a simultaneous flash mob around the headquarters and provincial strongholds of Presidential candidates. They are calling for an urgent response to the growing...

Quezon joins global call to stop new coal plants

Press release | April 12, 2016 at 12:13

Lucena City, Quezon - Religious leaders in the Southern Tagalog region, social movements, and civil society groups come together in Lucena to add their voice to the global call to ‘Break Free’ from coal and other dirty and harmful energy. It is...

Young leaders urge Presidential candidates to seriously look into food security issue

Press release | April 8, 2016 at 11:03

Manila, Philippines - Following the recent Kidapawan incident involving farmers demanding food from the government, a group of young leaders expressed their dismay and are urging the Presidential candidates to seriously look into the country’s...

10 million green voters to 'score' 2016 candidates

Press release | April 6, 2016 at 14:20

The Green Thumb Coalition (GTC), representing various civil society and environmental organizations, releases the ‘Green Thumb Score Card’ – a set of questionnaires about different environmental issues that will be distributed to presidential,...

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